Outkick the Show: Monday, December 23, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis commented on the current status of the NFL and the playoff picture, focusing on the dismal play of the Dallas Cowboys and what the future holds for Jason Garrett and Dak Prescott. Clay also shared his takes on the SEC rights package, Isaiah Thomas’ decision to confront a… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 23, 2019

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Eagles Finish Off Cowboys, In More Ways Than One (New York Times) Philadelphia took control of the N.F.C. East and turned up the pressure on Dallas Coach Jason Garrett. Trump And Xi Sparked A Year-end Rally That Should Continue Into New Year (CNBC) Stocks are on track for their best December and fourth quarter in… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, December 20, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis commented on the current playoff picture in the NFL, the results of early signing day in college football, and the results of West Point’s investigation into the circle game being played during College Gameday before the Army-Navy game. Clay also shared his opinion of what’s ahead in President… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s the last Friday before Christmas which means a ton of you slackers are already cutting out of work and school. Meanwhile your boy is here grinding away, never taking a day off, the Cal Ripken of sports media. We only get two days off for “Lock It In” over the next two weeks —… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 20, 2019

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Beautiful. Violent. American. The N.F.L. At 100. (New York Times) The N.F.L. has never stopped changing. But a few things remain constant, including the league’s popularity and brutality. For The First Time In History, The US Economy Has Started And Ended A Decade Without A Recession (CNBC) It’s been the longest expansion in the country’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 19, 2019

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Winners And Losers From The 2019 Early Signing Day (247 Sports) The work that Clemson, Alabama and Ohio State did to get atop the 247Sports Composite Team Recruiting Rankings was done well before Early Signing Day. This article is more about the actual winners and losers of the Early Signing Day, and less so the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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NFL Pro Bowl Rosters: Lamar Jackson, Ravens Earn 12 Selections (SI) Drew Brees leads the quarterback contingent in the NFC, as well as the Saints’ NFC-leading seven Pro Bowl selections. Trump Rips Democrats For ‘Attempted Coup’ On Eve Of Likely Impeachment (Washington Post) The president’s written diatribe was delivered as the House set the stage… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. As always you can send your mailbag questions, anonymity always guaranteed, to claytravis@gmail.com. Okay, here we go: “I accidentally bought a black inflatable Santa. So I’m a white husband and father of two young boys here just outside of Memphis. I live in a mostly white neighborhood. A… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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Drew Brees Is Your New Touchdown King, And The Saints Look Scary As Hell (The Ringer) The Saints quarterback broke Peyton Manning’s record and the single-game completion mark in a thrashing of the Colts that reminded everyone just how scary New Orleans will be in January. GOP Senators Seek Quick Acquittal For Trump. The President… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, December 16, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis commented on the recent success enjoyed by the Buffalo Bills and the Houston Texans and the significant losses by the Pittsburgh Steelers, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Tennessee Titans. Clay also discussed the current playoff situation in the NFL and suggests the NFL should rethink the current… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 16, 2019

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Eli Manning Closes With A Flourish. Will There Be An Encore? (New York Times) In perhaps his final start at MetLife Stadium, Eli Manning ended the Giants’ nine-game losing streak by staving off the Miami Dolphins. Read: The Full House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Report (Axios) The 658-page report highlights the reasons behind the two articles… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, December 13, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the upcoming matchups over the weekend between the Texans and the Titans, the Bills and the Steelers, and the Cowboys and the Rams. Clay also talked about the career-damaging Twitter activity of Janoris Jenkins, Antonio Brown, and Jermaine Whitehead, the surprising comments shared by Pac-12 commissioner Larry… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice! The Friday mailbag is here to take you away from work or school. Thanks a ton for your support with Outkick. We just set another all time ratings record for Fox Sports Radio in the morning and we are up an incredible 57% this November over last year’s November. We keep setting… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 13, 2019

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Ravens Clinch AFC North Title, And Likely MVP For Lamar Jackson, In Rout Of Jets (SI) Breaking records on the ground and through the air, Jackson flambéed the Jets defense to carry his team to a 42-21 win on a night in which the defense and special teams had their struggles. Boris Johnson Secures a… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, December 12, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared his opinion on the final Thursday Night Football game of the year featuring the New York Jets against the Baltimore Ravens. Clay also commented on the Whole Foods butcher’s confrontation with Sean Payton, the rumors surrounding the possibility of Urban Meyer replacing Jason Garrett as head coach… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 12, 2019

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Lane Kiffin And Ole Miss Are A Match Made In College Football Heaven (The Ringer) Kiffin was long known as coaching’s poster boy for failing up. In recent years, he’s found legitimate on-field success. What should fans expect now that the Lane Train has returned to the SEC? Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Would Raise $1… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Gerrit Cole Agrees To Deal With Yankees (New York Times) The top free agent on the market will sign the richest deal ever for a pitcher: $324 million over nine years. Nasdaq Set To Beat NYSE In IPOs For First Time Since Facebook Debacle (Wall Street Journal) It has taken Nasdaq years to get past… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared his weekly top 5/bottom 5 in the NFL and shared his disdain for the NFC East and the current home game playoff situation facing the conference. Clay also commented on LeVeon Bell’s decision to call in sick and go bowling as well as the controversy surrounding the… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to rescue you from your work or school doldrums. As always you can email me your questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. And full disclosure, read until the end for the final story. Okay, here we go: “I am a big fan writing you from NJ (the nice rural… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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Oh Boy, The Pats Are Embroiled In Another Cheating Controversy (The Ringer) The NFL is reportedly investigating whether New England had a videographer illicitly record Cincinnati’s sideline on Sunday, though it may be a misunderstanding over branded content. The Trump Administration And Democrats Near A Tentative North American Trade Deal (CNBC) The Democratic-held House could… Read more »